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The Man In The Yellow Doublet

The Adventures Of Captain Alatriste

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Captain Alatriste's affair with the beautiful actress Maria de Castro is rankling not only his long-term mistress but also the King of Spain. With loyal companion Inigo distracted by the affections of Angelica, Alatriste becomes embroiled in a series of tussles outside his lover's house. Ambushed by arch-nemesis Malatesta, a skirmish ensues that leads to the death of Maria's other lover - the monarch himself. But behind this tale of sexual jealousy lurks a darker truth. As it becomes clear that both Alatriste and Inigo have been cunningly honey trapped - and that the dead man was an impostor. With a puppet king waiting dutifully in the wings, Alatriste must use all his cunning and swordsmanly guile to prevent the murder of the real king - and his implication in a crime for which he has been perfectly framed.

Product code: 9780753826935

ISBN 9780753826935
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW130xS24
Series The Adventures of Captain Alatriste
No. Of Pages 288
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
On Sale Date 01/04/2010
Captain Alatriste returns in a swashbuckling tale of intrigue, romance and regicide.